This unit will provide advanced training to obtain cell culture skills in the field of pharmaceutical and biomedical science that are essential to successfully complete the required research project you will be conducting in Year 2 of the Master of Pharmaceutical Science program. The purpose of this unit is to enable the student to critically perform and assess advanced laboratory and cell culture methods that researchers working in Drug Discovery and Development utilise on a regular basis.
|Unit name||Application of Cell Culture in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Research|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
|Coordinator||Doctor Nuri Guven|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Perform diagnostic and investigative applications of mammalian cell culture
- Develop and perform different types of assays (cell free, cell based, enzymatic)
- Design and perform methods for histological tissue analysis
- Analyse and interpret experimental findings related to cell-based, cell-free bioassays as well as histological tissue analysis
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PrerequisitesCSA741 AND CSA742
Online lectures: 60 min (6 times/semester), Tutorial: 120 min (7 times/semester), Online MyLo webpage-content directed learning as prerequisite for subsequent laboratory sessions and tutorials (11 times/semester): approx. 180 min/week (depending on students’ ability to learn the content), Science Laboratory: 180 min/week (6 times), Individual Learning: 120 min/week Semester (13 times)
|Assessment||Multiple choice question online quizzes (20%)|Practical Exam (30%)|Online Written quiz (25%)|Online Written quiz (25%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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